Venue: Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN
The CHFG had a fantastic a one day conference looking at how design and procurement in medical devices and systems can proactively improve patient safety.
Martin Bromiley OBE kicked off proceedings talking a little about his story and the impact of design, view his interview, discussion with Francois Jaulin and Frederic Martin from the Anaesthesia Network and his slides below.
Dr Tom Clutton-Brock – Clinical Director of Trauma Management discussed regulations in design safety and usability, view his interview, full presentation and slides below.
Tracey Herlihey – Head of Safety Intelligence HSIB looked at the consequences of bad design, view her interview, full presentation and slides below.
Colette Longstaffe – Product Assurance Specialist – Clinical and Product Assurance NHS Supply Chain looked at what the NHS is doing differently in procurement, view her interview, full presentation and slides below.
After the morning session we invited the speakers back to join a panel discussion. Martin Bromiley, Colette Longstaffe and Tracey Herlihey were joined by Rob Turpin from the BSI and this was chaired by John Pickles, CHFG Chair. Please view this full discussion below.
Dan Jenkins – Head of Research (Human Factors and Interaction) DCA Design International looked at how we can use Human Factors to design better medical devices, view his interview, full presentation and slides below.
Professor Chris Frerk, Anaesthetist gave real life examples of the impact of poor design, view his interview, full presentation and slides below.
Richard Featherstone, Director of Human Factors Research & Design at Emergo by UL talked about medical devices and user errors. View his interview, full presentation and slides below.
During the afternoon we were joined on the panel discussion by Prof. Chris Frerk and Dan Jenkins plus Duncan McPherson from the MHRA, the panel was Chaired by Prof. Rhona Flin CHFG Trustee.
Alana Wood, User experience designer and Ashley Sumner, Quality and Risk Management Lead at DeepMind Health presented a case study in good design. They did not wish to be filmed or to supply their presentation.
We would like to thank our sponsors Emergo by UL and Thistledown Investment Management